More Than Just Observations

iConnect is the award winning online learning journal software for practitioners. It enables staff to save hours each week and reduces the need to spend time away from their key children. But it’s not just for learning journals, key workers can carry out all of their admin tasks; from assessments to planning and next steps. iConnect is used by thousands of nurseries across the UK and there are over 500,000 observations logged each month.

Why Choose iConnect?

Many childcare professionals struggle under the increasing pressure to complete mountains of paperwork to satisfy Ofsted, but it doesn’t have to be such a laborious process.

The introduction of iConnect in a setting can save hours of time, and allow practitioners to focus on their passion; nurturing and developing the children in their care.

See iConnect in Action

Key Stats

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FEATURES

iConnect is packed with features to make nursery practitioners lives easier.

Instant Observations

iConnect makes online learning journeys easy. You can log observations immediately as they happen, complete with photo or video, without taking time away from your children. Your observations can be linked to a variety of curriculums at the touch of a button without the need for folders and paperwork. Daily activities like sleeps, meals and nappies can be logged quickly and even bulk uploaded for multiple children.

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Easy reports & data analysis

You no longer need to thumb through folders of written observations in order to compile reports on child learning. iConnect generates Assessment Reports, Child Progress Reports and Cohort Trackers without you lifting a finger. It doesn’t stop there, the system is packed full of useful analysis tools and we are always adding new reports to make your life easier. Having all of your data logged and stored on iConnect will save you hours and give you accurate and reliable reports.

easily run child development reports individual and cohort without any paperwork

Informed Assessments

You no longer need to thumb through folders of written observations in order to complete assessments. iConnect allows you to see all of a child’s observations in every aspect of learning to enable you to complete informed assessments on child development.

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What else does iConnect do?

Registers

Online registers mean you can access them, along with emergency contact details, whenever you need straight from your tablets.

Multiple Curriculum

Log observations against multiple frameworks. EYFS, SEND, COEL, ECAT and many other development frameworks are available.

Child Records

All of a child’s selected permissions, as well as their medical information, are available quickly and easily, on your tablets in your rooms.

Parental Communication

iConnect akes parental communication easy by sending selected information straight to your parents via the award winning ParentZone app.

Online Learning Journals

Automatically create online learning journals from observations and events logged each day.

Next Steps

Record and analyse next steps for every child linking to observations and planning.

Planning

Plan for children's next steps and Enahnced Provision using available resources.

Contacts and Permissions

View emergency contacts and child medicine and permissions questions at the touch of a button

Security

iConnect has been designed with safeguarding regulations in mind. It has built in safety features to protect your photos, and restrict staff log ins. We have teamed up with safeguarding experts to ensure iConnect complies with best practices and will enhance your safeguarding procedures. Our additional security features will ensure that the safety of your children and your data is always a priority.

Security Features
  • All data is highly encrypted so information cannot be read by any third party
  • Administrators can control accounts and the time of day users have access.
  • We actively test the ParentZone software and servers for weaknesses.

AVAILABILITY & COMPATABILITY

iConnect is available to download from the Google Play Store or Apple App Store

"The Connect Childcare system made an immediate impact on how we manage our nurseries and communicate with parents and carers. This has lessened the burden on the staff at our head office and helped to make each individual nursery more responsible for their own records."

Puffins Childcare - Gemma Rolstone at Puffins Childcare - Exeter
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See it for yourself. We’re sure you’ll love it!

Request a demo and our team will show you why so many nurseries choose Connect Childcare to manage their settings.

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